Culture + #BlackGirlMagic – The Frugal Feminista | Kara Stevens

You Can Save No Matter How Much Money You Make

It’s easy to make excuses for why you’re not saving.  “I have too much debt.” “I spend too much money.” “I live in an expensive city.” “My job doesn’t pay me enough.” Listen, do you want to hear about all the odd jobs I took on to both save money and pay off debt? I

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Say Their Names Black Women Who Died From Botched Plastic Surgery

Hi! I’m Kara, your favorite financial friend and one of the many Black women in America that has internalized some level of dissatisfaction with their body…and has been convinced to spend money on alternating our bodies to feel worthy. Y’all, I’ve been on some type of diet since my first free consultation to Weight Watchers

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Step Into Your Inner Goddess: Your Guide to Letting Go of Pain

What do you need to let go of?  I’m not talking about a few extra pounds or even the financial weight of credit card debt.  I’m referring to the inner baggage that weighs you down and sometimes holds you hostage.  If you find yourself feeling like a bag lady, then in the iconic words of

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How to Overcome a Friendship Breakup

I’ve been thinking about friendships over the past few years because there was a time when I felt that my friendships weren’t fulfilling. I didn’t have the friends that I wanted or the quality connections I needed. Sometimes friendships end due to practical reasons like when you move away. Sometimes there are internal reasons like

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Take These Simple Steps To Protect Your Business Finances

Money isn’t the key to true happiness but it is the key to business success. If you’re a small business owner, this will hardly be news to you. With money in your bank account, you can build and grow your business, and beat the poor survival rate that currently exists for startups everywhere.  Taking steps

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Your Emergency Fund: How to Set It Up, How Much to Save, and When to Use It

Emergencies are an inevitable part of life. Whether it’s your car, your health, or your home, emergencies can be scary and costly. There’s good news, though: An emergency fund can help you offset the cost and stress of the unexpected tremendously. All you need to do is a little bit of prep work. Regardless of

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What Will It Take To Rehabilitate Black Wealth?

Numbers don’t lie, but they are ill-equipped to adequately articulate the nuance of our collective wealth. The African-American money story is rooted in a fight for fairness, access to resources and restoration of our humanity. And at the heart of this story is a desire for this nation to finally make good on the material returns

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Guide To Hiring A Mobile Bar

If you are planning a special event, you may need to hire a mobile bar. From garden parties to exhibitions, there are many occasions that call for you a mobile bar. This also includes marathons, birthdays, graduations, product launches, fundraisers, festivals, corporate functions, dinner parties, weddings, and much more. But, if you have never hired

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A Strong Business Needs A Strong Woman

Behind every strong business, is a strong leader. But we might be biased when we say, we think that the strongest of businesses have women leaders behind them. Because it has taken us so long to get to where we are now in terms of power and respect amongst a place that has always been

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Careers For People That Love To Care For Others

When it comes to the world of work, there are careers and there are jobs. A career is more than just a job; it is something that we do each day, that earns us money, that can help us to make a difference in the world as we do something that we are good at

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